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80th Regiment

Lineage and Honors Information as of 30 September 2005

80th Regiment Lineage

Constituted 5 August 1917 in the National Army as Headquarters, 155th Field Artillery Brigade, and assigned to the 80th Division

Organized in September 1917 at Camp Lee, Virginia

Demobilized 2 June 1919 at Camp Lee, Virginia

Reconstituted 24 June 1921 in the Organized Reserves as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 155th Field Artillery Brigade, and assigned to the 80th Division

Organized in December 1922 at Washington, D.C.

Reorganized and redesignated 12 February 1942 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 80th Division Artillery

Ordered into active military service 15 July 1942 and reorganized at Camp Forrest, Tennessee

Inactivated 5 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Redesignated 15 July 1946 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 80th Airborne Division Artillery

Activated 12 March 1947 in the Organized Reserves at Richmond, Virginia

(Organized Reserves redesignated 25 March 1948 as the Organized Reserve Corps; redesignated 9 July 1952 as the Army Reserve)

Reorganized and redesignated 10 May 1952 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 80th Division Artillery

Reorganized and redesignated 6 March 1959 as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 80th Regiment, an element of the 80th Division (Training), and location changed to Norfolk, Virginia (organic elements concurrently organized as new units)

Regiment reorganized 31 January 1968 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Training)

Reorganized 1 April 1971 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Training)

Reorganized 1 October 1994 to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Institutional Training)

Reorganized 13 January 1995 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Institutional Training)

Reorganized 16 October - 16 November 1996 to consist of the 1st, 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Battalions, elements of the 80th Division (Institutional Training)

80th Regiment Honors

Campaign Participation Credit

World War I: Meuse-Argonne

World War II: Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe

Decorations

None


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